The hardness of water is the amount of minerals dissolved in it. If the amount of dissolved minerals is high-the water is hard, if low-then soft.
Water hardness increases when filtered through porous rocks such as chalk or limestone. Signs of high rigidity is the formation of lime plaque on pipes, taps and inside kettles, as well as the formation of foam on the water when adding soap. Hard water is found in areas such as lake Malawi, where fish are adapted to high hardness and pH levels.
Limescale and soap suds do not form in soft water. Soft water flows over hard rocks, such as granite, or through fallen leaves and peat, from which minerals are almost not washed away. Continue reading
Taking care of the welfare of the aquarium, you install high-quality equipment for aeration and filtration, buy various medicines for fish. However, some aquarists forget about the rules of feeding ornamental fish, which is why they often have a problem associated with a lack of appetite. Most cases associated with the lack of appetite in fish are the cause of quite natural processes, but in some situations it can be a symptom of serious whitening.
Why aquarium fish do not eat food
Causes of lack of appetite in fish
The appetite of fish is one of the main indicators of its health. However, do not think that ” great health — great appetite.” Each fish should eat in moderation, but some species of fish, such as young scalars, do not have a feeling of satiety, so this “measure of satiety” you set and control yourself. Continue reading